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Formal synthesis of (-)-podophyllotoxin through the photocyclization of an axially chiral 3,4-bisbenzylidene succinate amide ester--a flow photochemistry approach.
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A strategy for the stereoselective synthesis of cyclolignans related to podophyllotoxin and its derivatives and the photocyclization of a chiral atropoisomeric 1,2-bisbenzylidenesuccinate amide ester is developed.
Optimization of cultural conditions for the production of antifungal chitinase by Streptomyces sporovirgulis
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Purified chitinase from S. sporovirgulis inhibited growth of fungal phytopathogen Alternaria alternata and inhibited the growth of potential phy topathogens such as Penicillium purpurogenum and Penillium sp.
Flow Photochemistry as a Tool for the Total Synthesis of (+)-Epigalcatin.
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The first total synthesis of (+)-epigalcatin was completed in a highly stereoselective manner starting from piperonal, 3,4-dimethylbenzaldehyde, and diethyl succinate to construct the cyclolignan framework by continuous-flow photocyclization of a chiral atropisomeric 1,2-bisbenzylidenesuccinate amide ester.
Unusual visible-light photolytic cleavage of tertiary amides during the synthesis of cyclolignans related to podophyllotoxin
Abstract During the attempted photochemical cyclization of 2,3-bisbenzylidene-γ-hydroxybutyric acid cyclic amide ester, it was observed that a γ-butyrolactone ring was formed, which was concurrent
Unexpected regioselectivity in the photocyclization of a chiral 2,3-bisbenzylidenesuccinate, leading to a podophyllotoxin related cyclolignan
Abstract The Stobbe condensation between 3′,4′,5′-trimethoxyacetophenone and a benzylidenesuccinate derived from piperonal gave the Z,E-2,3-bisbenzylidenesuccinate as the only product. Such
Advances in the Synthesis of Aryltetralin and Arylnaphthalene Lignans using Photocyclization
Lignans are a well-known and widely distributed class of natural products with huge structural and biological diversity. They occur in many species of plants, at different levels of content, in each
Anti-prion drug screening system in Saccharomyces cerevisiae based on an artificial [LEU2+] prion.
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An alternative yeast-based system to evaluate anti-prion activity of chemical compounds is presented, based on an artificial [LEU2+] prion created by fusing Leu2p with the prion-forming domain of Sup35p in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Novel podophyllotoxin and benzothiazole derivative induces transitional morphological and functional changes in HaCaT cells.
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The KL3 derivative of PPT in contrast to PPT allows repair of normal keratinocytes and triggers mechanisms that restore non-tumor cell homeostasis and shows that KL3 is less toxic than PPT to non-cancerous cells.
Unique cyclolignan’s architecture obtained via acid catalyzed cyclization/intramolecular Friedel-Crafts tandem reaction
We examine the cyclization of chiral bis-benzylidenesuccinate 6 (precursor to podophyllotoxin-related cyclolignans) in different conditions. Under acid catalysis, a new type of cyclolignan was